Matt Mershon joined Channel 7 in September 2013 as a general assignment reporter.
Mershon comes to Little Rock from WTVO-TV in Rockford, Illinois. There, he was also a general assignment reporter covering everything from city politics and slumlords to festivals and comfort dogs.
Mershon graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism. While in school, Mershon received a first place honor for a radio piece from the Society of Professional Journalists. He interned with WLNE-TV in Providence, RI & WCIA-TV in Champaign, Illinois, which eventually led to an associate producer position on the station's afternoon lifestyle program.
Originally from Massachusetts, Mershon enjoys cooking and eating, but also getting outside and enjoying a good hike around the Natural State.